Oral Epics of Central Asia

Oral Epics of Central Asia By Nora Chadwick Victor Zhirmunsky Виктор Жирмунский, Oral Epics of Central Asia Originally published in this book consists of a revised version of Dr Chadwick s section on the oral literature of the Turkic peoples in The Growth of Literature with supplementary material on t
  • Title: Oral Epics of Central Asia
  • Author: Nora Chadwick Victor Zhirmunsky Виктор Жирмунский
  • ISBN: 9780521148283
  • Page: 401
  • Format: Paperback
  • Oral Epics of Central Asia By Nora Chadwick Victor Zhirmunsky Виктор Жирмунский, Originally published in 1969, this book consists of a revised version of Dr Chadwick s section on the oral literature of the Turkic peoples in The Growth of Literature with supplementary material on the results of research in the Soviet Union by Professor Victor Zhirmunsky This literature is of the greatest interest and variety, and not excessively strange to readers ofOriginally published in 1969, this book consists of a revised version of Dr Chadwick s section on the oral literature of the Turkic peoples in The Growth of Literature with supplementary material on the results of research in the Soviet Union by Professor Victor Zhirmunsky This literature is of the greatest interest and variety, and not excessively strange to readers of European oral literature It was produced by nomadic peoples with well developed traditions of narrative heroic poetry Dr Chadwick paraphrases and analyses the important epics and Professor Zhirmunsky adds a study on epic songs and their singers on the processes of oral transmission This is a fascinating study that will be of particular interest to scholars of comparative literature and of the origins of literature generally but it should also be read by anthropologists and scholars of folklore.
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    1. Nora Chadwick Victor Zhirmunsky Виктор Жирмунский

      Nora Kershaw Chadwick, CBE, FSA, FBA, married to Hector Munro Chadwick, published widely on the Celts and Oral Literature.

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    1. Old but never obsolete The one to go to on steppe epic thorough, funny, not in the least old fashioned, in a bad way An enjoyment to read and tells you everything you re likely to find out, unless you have other languages.


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